OWNER’S MANUAL
Wireless
Sound Bar
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
MODEL
SJ3 (SJ3, SPJ4B-W)
*MFL69740043*
www.lg.com
Copyright © 2017 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Safety Information
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CAUTION
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RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK)
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
This lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the
user to the presence of uninsulated
dangerous voltage within the
product’s enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute
a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended
to alert the user to the presence
of important operating and
maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature
accompanying the product.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
CAUTION: The apparatus should not be exposed to
water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, should be placed on the
apparatus.
WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a
confined space such as a book case or similar unit.
CAUTION: Do not use high voltage products around
this product. (ex. Electrical swatter) This product may
malfunction due to electrical shock.
CAUTION: No naked flame sources, such as lighted
candles, should be placed on the apparatus.
CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided
for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of
the product and to protect it from over heating.
The openings shall be never be blocked by placing
the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar
surface. This product shall not be placed in a builtin installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s
instruction has been adhered to.
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CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
NOTICE: For safety marking information including
product identification and power supply ratings,
please refer to the main label on the bottom or the
other surface of the product.
This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
How to Safely remove the battery or the battery
pack from the equipment: To remove the old battery
or battery pack, follow the assembly steps in reverse
order. To prevent contamination of the environment
and bring on possible threat to human and animal
health, the old battery or the battery put it in the
appropriate container at designated collection points.
Do not dispose of batteries or battery pack together
with other waste. It is recommended that you use
local, free reimbursement systems batteries and
accumulators. The battery shall not be exposed to
excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
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Check the specification page of this owner’s manual
to be certain of the current requirements. Do not
overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose
or damaged wall outlets, extension cords, frayed
power cords, or damaged or cracked wire insulation
are dangerous. Any of these conditions could result
in electric shock or fire. Periodically examine the
cord of your device, and if its appearance indicates
damage or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of
the device, and have the cord replaced with an exact
replacement part by an authorized service center.
Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical
abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed
in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention
to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord
exits the device. The Power Plug is the disconnecting
device. In case of an emergency, the Power Plug must
remain readily accessible
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Symbols
~
1
0
Refers to alternating current (AC).
Refers to direct current (DC).
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Refers to class II equipment.
1
Refers to stand-by.
!
Refers to “ON” (power).
Refers to dangerous voltage.
Table of Contents
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Table of Contents
1
Getting Started
3Operating
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7
8
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9
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Safety Information
Unique features
Introduction
– Symbols used in this manual
Remote control
Front panel
Rear panel
About LED condition
Installing the sound bar
17 Basic operations
17 – USB operation
17 Other operations
17 – Turn off the sound temporarily
17 – Using your TV remote control
18 – Auto power down
18 – AUTO POWER On/Off
19 – Auto function change
20Using BLUETOOTH® technology
20 – Listening to music stored on the Bluetooth
devices
22 Using BLUETOOTH App
22 – Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App onto
Your BLUETOOTH Device
22 – Activate Bluetooth with
“Music Flow Bluetooth” App
24 Sound adjustment
24 – Setting the surround mode
24 – Adjust the woofer level settings
24 – Night mode
2Connecting
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12
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Wireless subwoofer connection
Connecting to your TV
– Using an OPTICAL cable
– LG Sound Sync
Optional equipment connection
– OPTICAL IN connection
– PORT. IN connection
– USB connection
– Compatible USB devices
– USB device requirement
– Playable file
4Troubleshooting
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Troubleshooting
– General
– NOTES to use wireless
– NOTES to release Demo mode
5Appendix
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29
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Trademarks and licenses
Specifications
Maintenance
– Handling the unit
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Unique features
Introduction
Auto power down
Symbols used in this manual
Getting Started
This unit supports to turn off by itself for saving
energy consumption.
,,Note
Indicates special notes and operating features.
Portable In
Listen to music from your portable device.
(MP3 player, Notebook, Smart phone, etc..)
LG Sound Sync
Controls volume level of this unit by the remote
control of your LG TV that is compatible
with LG Sound Sync.
BLUETOOTH®
Listens to music stored on your Bluetooth device.
USB playback
Listens to music stored on your USB device.
>>Caution
Indicates cautions for preventing possible damages
from abuse.
Getting Started
Remote control
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• • • • • • • • • • • • • • a• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
1 (Power) : Switches the unit ON or OFF
F : Selects the function and the input source.
BASS BLAST : Selects reinforce the treble, bass and
surround sound.
CINEMA : Selects cinematic surround sound.
VOL o/p : Adjusts speaker volume.
(Mute) : Mutes the sound.
• • • • • • • • • • • • • • b• • • • • • • • • • • • • •
C/V (Skip/Search) :
- Skips Fast backward or Forward.
- Searches for a section within a file.
dM (Play/Pause) : Starts playback. / Pauses playback.
NIGHT ON/OFF :
- Turns on or off Night mode.
- Controls this unit using TV remote. (Refer to the
page 17.)
Replacement of battery
Remove the battery cover on the rear of the remote
control, and insert battery with and matched
correctly.
WOOFER LEVEL o/p : Adjusts sound level of
subwoofer.
AUTO POWER ON/OFF :
- Turns on or off AUTO POWER function. (Refer to
the page 18.)
- Turns on or off the Bluetooth connection lock
function. (Refer to the page 21.)
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ASC : Analyzes the property of input sound and
provides the sound optimized for the content in real
time.
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Front panel
A
1
B
C
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G
DE F
A 1/! (Standby/On)
F Function LED
B F (Function)
Selects the function and input source.
G Speakers
C p/o (Volume)
Adjusts volume level.
D Standby LED
It lights up in red on standby mode.
E Remote sensor
Rear panel
A
B
A PORT.IN : Portable input
B OPTICAL IN : Optical input
C USB
C
G
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About LED condition
LED
Description
OPTICAL LED turns on.
OPTICAL function is selected.
OPTICAL LED blinks twice and
turns on.
LG Sound Sync (Optical) function is
selected.
USB LED turns on.
USB function is selected.
USB LED blinks.
Paused USB playback.
Bluetooth LED turns on.
Paired with Bluetooth device.
Bluetooth LED blinks.
Waiting for Bluetooth connection.
USB and Bluetooth LEDs turn
on.
PORTABLE function is selected.
OPTICAL and USB LEDs turn
on.
LG Sound Sync (Wireless) function is
selected.
,,Note
yy When you press any button, standby LED (Red) on the main unit blinks.
yy When you press
(Mute) button, standby LED (Red) blinks slowly.
yy When this unit reaches minimum volume, standby LED (Red) turns on for 2 seconds and blinks slowly.
yy When this unit reaches maximum volume, standby LED (Red) turns on for 2 seconds.
yy When you press volume (o/p) button continually, standby LED (Red) blinks quickly.
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Condition
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Installing the sound bar
1
You can hear the sound by connecting the unit to the
other device : TV, Blu-ray disc player, DVD player, etc.
Getting Started
Place the unit in front of the TV and connect it to the
device you want. (Refer to pages 12 - 16)
>>Caution
yy For best performance of wireless connection
such as Bluetooth or wireless subwoofer,
do not install the unit on Metallic furniture
because wireless connection communicates
through a module positioned on the bottom
of the unit.
yy Be careful not to make scratches on the
surface of the Unit / Subwoofer when
installing or moving them.
Connecting 11
Wireless subwoofer
connection
1.Press Pairing button on the rear of the wireless
subwoofer.
LED indicator of wireless subwoofer
Status
Green
(Blink)
Attempting to make
connection.
Green
The connection is completed.
Red
The wireless subwoofer
is in standby mode or the
connection is failed.
Off (No display)
The power cord of wireless
subwoofer is disconnected.
Setting up the wireless subwoofer for
the first time
1. Connect the power cord to the subwoofer and
plug the power cord into a power outlet.
2. Turn on the main unit : The sound bar and wireless
subwoofer will be automatically connected.
-- Green LED on the rear of wireless subwoofer
turns on.
Manually pairing wireless subwoofer
When your connection is not completed, you can
check red LED on the wireless subwoofer and the
wireless subwoofer does not make sound. To solve
the problem, follow the steps below.
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-- The green LED on the rear of the wireless
subwoofer blinks quickly.
2. Turn on the main unit.
3. Pairing is completed.
-- The green LED on the rear of the wireless
subwoofer turns on.
,,Note
yy It takes a few seconds (and may take longer)
for the main unit and the subwoofer to
communicate with each other and make
sounds.
yy The closer the main unit and the subwoofer,
the better sound quality. It is recommended
to install the main unit and the subwoofer as
close as possible and avoid the cases below.
-- There is an obstacle between the main
unit and the subwoofer.
-- There is a device using same frequency
with this wireless connection such as
a medical equipment, a microwave or a
wireless LAN device.
-- Keep the sound bar and the subwoofer
away from the device (ex. wireless router,
microwave oven, etc.) over 1m to prevent
wireless interference.
!P
Connecting
LED Color
12 Connecting
Connecting to your TV
Using an OPTICAL cable
1. Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of the
unit to OPTICAL OUT jack on the TV using an
OPTICAL cable.
2
LG Sound Sync
You can control some functions of this unit by your
TV's remote control with LG Sound Sync.
It is compatible with an LG TV that supports
LG Sound Sync. Make sure of the LG Sound Sync logo
on your TV.
Connecting
Controllable function by LG TV's remote control :
Volume up/down, Mute
Optical
cable
Refer to the TV's instruction manual for the details
of LG Sound Sync.
Make one of the following connections, depending on
the capabilities of your equipment.
,,Note
2. Select the input source to OPTICAL by
pressing F button on the remote control or unit
repeatedly.
,,Note
yy Before connecting the optical cable, be sure
to remove the protection plug cover if your
cable has the cover.
yy You can enjoy the TV audio through the
speakers of this unit. In the case of some TV
models, you must select the external speaker
option from the TV menu. (For details,
reference your TV user manual.)
yy Set up the sound output of TV to listen to
the sound through this unit :
TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound
output] [ [External speaker (Optical)]
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending
on the manufacturers or models of your TV.
yy You can also use the remote control of this
unit while using LG Sound Sync. If you use TV's
remote control again, the unit synchronizes
with the TV.
yy When the connection fails, make sure of the
condition of the TV and power.
yy Make sure of the condition of this unit and
the connection in the cases below when using
LG Sound Sync.
-- The unit is turned off.
-- Changing to a different function.
-- Disconnecting the optical cable.
-- Disconnecting the wireless connection
caused by interference or a distance.
yy The amount of time to turn off this unit is
different depending on your TV when you set
AUTO POWER function to ON.
yy Details of TV setting menu vary depending on
the models of your TV.
Connecting 13
With wired connection
With wireless connection
1. Connect your LG TV to the unit by using an
optical cable.
1. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 on the remote
control or 1/! on the unit.
2. Select the input source to LG TV by pressing F
button on the remote control or unit repeatedly.
Optical
cable
3. Turn on the unit by pressing 1 on the remote
control or 1/! on the unit.
4. Select the input source to OPTICAL by pressing
F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly.
,,Note
If you turned off the unit directly by pressing 1
on the remote control or 1/! on the unit., LG
Sound Sync (Wireless) will be disconnected. To
use this function again, you should reconnect
the TV and the unit.
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Connecting
2. Set up the sound output of TV to listen to the
sound through this unit :
TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound
output] [ [LG Sound Sync (Optical)]
3. Set up the sound output of TV to listen to the
sound through this unit :
TV setting menu [ [Sound] [ [TV Sound
output] [ [LG Sound Sync (Wireless)]
14 Connecting
Optional equipment
connection
PORT. IN connection
OPTICAL IN connection
Connect an optical output jack of external devices to
the OPTICAL IN jack.
2
Portable
cable
Connecting
To the digital
optical output jack of
external device
Optical
cable
1. Connect the OPTICAL IN jack on the back of the
unit to OPTICAL OUT jack of your external device.
2. Select the input source to OPTICAL by
pressing F button on the remote control or unit
repeatedly.
3. Listen to sound.
,,Note
Before connecting the optical cable, be sure to
remove the protection plug cover if your cable
has the cover.
MP3 player, etc...
Listening to music from your portable
player
The unit can be used to play the music from many
types of portable players or external devices.
1. Connect the portable player to the
PORTABLE IN connector of the unit by using 3.5
mm stereo cable.
2. Select the input source to PORTABLE by
pressing F button on the remote control or unit
repeatedly.
3. Turn on the portable player or external device and
start playing it.
Connecting 15
USB connection
USB device requirement
Connect USB memory device to the USB port on the
back of the unit.
yy Devices which require additional program
installation connected to a computer, are not
supported.
yy Do not extract the USB device while in operation.
yy For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than a
few minutes to be searched.
For more information of playing files on a USB, refer
to the page 17.
Removing the USB Device from the unit.
1. Choose a different function/mode.
2. Remove the USB device from the unit.
Compatible USB devices
yy The unit’s USB Port can not be connected to PC.
The unit can not be used as a storage device.
yy The exFAT file system is not supported on this
unit. (FAT16/FAT32 systems are available.)
yy Depending on some devices, it may not available to
recognize the followings on this unit.
-- External HDD
-- Card readers
-- Locked devices
yy MP3 Player : Flash type MP3 player.
yy USB Flash Drive : Devices that support USB 1.1.
-- Hard type USB devices
yy The USB function of this unit does not support
some USB devices.
-- Using USB extension cable
-- USB hub
-- iPhone/iPod/iPad
-- Android device
2
Connecting
yy To prevent data loss, back up all data.
yy This unit is not supported when the total number
of files is 1000 or more.
16 Connecting
Playable file
Sampling Frequency
MP3 : within 32 to 48 kHz
WMA : within 32 to 48 kHz
,,Note
yy Folders and files on the USB are recognized
as below.
: Folder
: File
Bitrate
2
MP3 : within 80 to 320 kbps
WMA : within 56 to 128 kbps
a
D
Connecting
yy Maximum files : Under 999
yy Maximum directories : Under 99
E
yy A protected file by DRM (Digital rights
management) cannot be played on the unit.
yy Video files in the USB storage device can not be
played.
C
b
F
G
c
H
I
yy Depending on the performance of your USB
device, playback may not work well.
A
d
J
B
yy File will be played from file $A to file $J
one by one.
yy Files will be played in order recorded and it
may be different depending on the record
circumstances.
yy You can't see a folder or file through this unit.
Operating 17
Basic operations
Other operations
USB operation
Turn off the sound temporarily
1. Connect the USB device to the USB port.
Press (Mute) to mute your unit. To cancel it, press
(Mute) again on the remote control or change
the volume level.
2. Select the input source to USB by
pressing F button on the remote control or unit
repeatedly.
To
Playback
Pause
Do this
Press dM.
During playback, press dM.
You can control some functions of this unit by your
TV remote control even by other company’s product.
Controllable functions are volume up/down and
mute.
Press and hold NIGHT ON on the remote control for
about 2 seconds.
To turn off this function, press and hold NIGHT OFF
about 2 seconds.
,,Note
yy Supported TV brands
LG
Panasonic
Philips
Samsung
Sharp
Sony
Toshiba
Vizio
Search for a
section within a
file
Press and hold C/V
during playback and release it
at the point you want to listen
to.
yy Make sure that the sound output of your TV
is set to [External speaker].
Resume
playback
This unit memorizes a current
song which is played before
changing the function or
turning off the unit.
yy This function does not operate on LG TV's
magic remote control.
,,Note
yy The resume point may be cleared when you
pull out the power cord or removing the USB
device from the unit.
yy If the USB function is not working, check the
USB function is selected.
yy When you pause the USB playback, USB LED
on the main unit blinks.
yy Depending on the remote control, this
function may not work well.
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Operating
During playback, press V on
the remote control to go to the
next file.
Playing less than 2 seconds,
Skip to the next/ press C on the remote
previous file
control to go to the previous
file.
Playing after 3 seconds, press
C on the remote control to
go to the beginning of the file.
Using your TV remote control
18 Operating
Auto power down
This unit will turn itself off to save electric
consumption if the main unit is not connected to
an external device and has not been used for 15
minutes.
This unit also turns off after six hours if the Main
unit has been connected to another device using the
analog input. (Ex : Portable, etc..)
AUTO POWER On/Off
This unit automatically turns on by an input source :
Optical, LG TV or Bluetooth.
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Operating
When you turn on your TV or an external device
connected to this unit, this unit recognizes the input
signal and select the suitable function. You can hear
the sound from your device.
If you try to connect your Bluetooth device, this
unit turns on and the unit will be connected your
Bluetooth device.
This function turns on or off you press
AUTO POWER ON/OFF.
,,Note
yy After the unit is turned on by AUTO POWER
function, it will be automatically turned off if
there is no signal for a certain period of time
from the external device.
yy If you turned off the unit directly, it cannot
be turned on automatically by AUTO POWER
function. However the unit can be turned on
by AUTO POWER function when optical signal
comes in after 5 seconds of no signal.
yy Depending on the connected device, this
function may not operate.
yy If you disconnect Bluetooth connection by
this unit, some Bluetooth devices try to
connect to the unit continually. Therefore it is
recommended to disconnect the connection
before turn off the unit.
yy When you turn on this unit for the first time,
Auto Power function is turned on status.
yy To use this function, the main unit must be
registered in paired devices list of Bluetooth
device.
yy You can set the AUTO POWER function only
when this unit is turned on.
Operating 19
Auto function change
This unit recognizes input signals such as Optical,
Bluetooth, LG TV and Portable and then changes
suitable function automatically.
When optical signal comes in
,,Note
yy To change to optical function, it needs
5 seconds of no signal.
yy If the Bluetooth connection lock function
is set, Bluetooth connection will be only
available on Bluetooth and LG TV function.
(Refer to the 21 page.)
When you turn on the external device connected
to this unit by an optical cable, this unit change the
function to optical. You can hear the sound from your
device.
When you try to connect Bluetooth
device
When LG TV signal comes in
When you turn on your LG TV connected by LG
Sound Sync (Wireless connection), this unit changes
the function to LG TV. You can hear the sound from
your TV.
When connect a Portable device
When you connect your portable device using a
portable cable, this unit changes the function to
Portable. You can hear the music from your device.
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Operating
When you try to connect your Bluetooth device to
this unit, Bluetooth function is selected. Play your
music on the Bluetooth device.
20 Operating
Using BLUETOOTH®
technology
Listening to music stored on the
Bluetooth devices
Pairing your unit and Bluetooth device
About Bluetooth
Bluetooth is wireless communication technology for
short range connection.
The sound may be interrupted when the connection
interfered by the other electronic wave or you
connect the Bluetooth in the other rooms.
3
Operating
Connecting individual devices under Bluetooth
wireless technology does not incur any charges.
A mobile phone with Bluetooth wireless technology
can be operated via the Cascade if the connection
was made via Bluetooth wireless technology.
yy Available Devices : Smart phone, MP3 player,
Notebook, etc..
yy Version : 4.0
yy Codec : SBC
Bluetooth Profiles
In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology,
devices must be able to interpret certain profiles.
This unit is compatible with following profile.
A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
Before you start the pairing procedure, make sure the
Bluetooth feature is turned on in to your Bluetooth
device. Refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide.
Once a pairing operation is performed, it does not
need to be performed again.
1. Select the input source to Bluetooth by pressing
F button on the remote control or unit repeatedly.
-- Bluetooth LED will blink.
2. Operate the Bluetooth device and perform the
pairing operation. When searching for this unit
with the Bluetooth device, a list of the devices
found may appear in the Bluetooth device display
depending on the type of Bluetooth device.
Your unit appears as “LG SJ3 (XX)”.
,,Note
yy XX means the last two digits of
Bluetooth address. For example, if your
unit has a Bluetooth address such as
9C:02:98:4A:F7:08, you will see
“LG SJ3 (08)” on your Bluetooth device.
yy Depending on the Bluetooth device type,
some device have a different pairing way.
Enter the PIN code (0000) as needed.
3. When this unit is successfully connected with
your Bluetooth device, Bluetooth LED will turn
on.
4. Listen to music.
To play a music stored on your Bluetooth device,
refer to your Bluetooth device’s user guide.
Operating 21
,,Note
yy When using Bluetooth technology, you have
to make a connection between the unit and
the Bluetooth device as close as possible and
keep the distance.
However it may not work well in the cases
below :
-- There is a obstacle between the unit and
the Bluetooth device.
-- There is a device using same frequency
with Bluetooth technology such as a
medical equipment, a microwave or a
wireless LAN device.
yy You should connect your Bluetooth device to
this unit again when you restart it.
yy You may not control the Bluetooth device
with this unit.
yy Pairing is limited one Bluetooth device per
one unit and multi-pairing is not supported.
yy Depending on the type of the device, you may
not be able to use the Bluetooth function.
yy You can enjoy Bluetooth function using
Smart phone, MP3 player, Notebook, etc..
yy The more distance between the unit and the
Bluetooth device, the lower the sound quality
becomes.
yy Bluetooth connection will be disconnected
when the unit is turned off or the Bluetooth
device gets far from the unit.
yy When Bluetooth connection is disconnected,
connect the Bluetooth device to the unit
again.
yy When the unit is not connected with
Bluetooth device, Bluetooth LED will blink.
yy When you connect a Bluetooth device
(iOS device etc.) to this unit or operate the
device, the volume level can be synchronized
between the two devices.
yy You can control a Bluetooth device using
C/V (Skip) and dM (Play/Pause)
buttons on the remote control.
You can limit Bluetooth connection to only
Bluetooth and LG TV function to prevent unintended
Bluetooth connection.
Press and hold AUTO POWER ON on the remote
control for about 2 seconds to turn on this function
in Bluetooth function.
To turn off this function, press and hold AUTO
POWER OFF on the remote control for about 2
seconds in Bluetooth function.
,,Note
Even if you set up Bluetooth connection lock
to On, this sound bar turns on by Auto Power
function.
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Operating
yy The sound may be interrupted when the
connection interfered by the other electronic
wave.
BLUETOOTH connection lock (BT lock)
22 Operating
Using BLUETOOTH App
,,Note
yy Only Android OS is available to use “Music
Flow Bluetooth” app with this unit.
yy Additional data charges may occur if installed
over 3G/4G, according to your device plan.
About “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app brings a suite of new
features to this unit.
3
Operating
To enjoy more features, you are recommended to
download and install free “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app.
Install “Music Flow Bluetooth”
App onto Your BLUETOOTH
Device
There are two ways to install “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app onto your Bluetooth device.
Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
through QR code
1. Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” app through QR
code. Use the scanning software to scan the QR
code.
2. Tap an icon for installation.
,,Note
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
connected to the Internet.
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device
has a scanning software application. If you
don’t have one, download one from “Google
Android Market (Google Play Store)”.
yy Depending on the area, QR code may not
work.
Install “Music Flow Bluetooth” App
through “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”
1. Tap the “Google Android Market (Google Play
Store)” icon.
2. In the search bar, type in the “Music Flow
Bluetooth” and search it.
3. In the search result list, find and tap “Music Flow
Bluetooth” to start downloading Bluetooth app.
4. Tap an icon for installation.
5. Tap an icon for downloading.
,,Note
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
connected to the Internet.
yy Make sure that your Bluetooth device is
equipped with “Google Android Market
(Google Play Store)”.
Activate Bluetooth with
“Music Flow Bluetooth” App
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app helps to connect your
Bluetooth device to this unit.
1. Tap “Music Flow Bluetooth” app icon on the home
screen to open “Music Flow Bluetooth” app, and
go to the main menu.
2. If you want to get more information to operate,
tap [Setting] and tap [Help] menu.
Operating 23
,,Note
yy “Music Flow Bluetooth” app will be available
in the software version as follow;
-- Android O/S : Ver 4.0.3 (or later)
yy If you use “Music Flow Bluetooth” app for
operation, there would be some differences
between “Music Flow Bluetooth” app and
the supplied remote control. Use the supplied
remote control as necessary.
yy Depending on the Bluetooth device,
“Music Flow Bluetooth” app may not work.
yy After connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app, music may be output from your device.
In this case, try connecting procedure again.
yy When “Music Flow Bluetooth” app operates
abnormally, check your Bluetooth device and
the connection of “Music Flow Bluetooth” app
and then try to connect again.
yy Depending on the smart phone's operating
system, you have some differences for “Music
Flow Bluetooth” operation.
yy Even though Bluetooth connection will
be disconnected, you can use “Music Flow
Bluetooth” app when you change the
function.
yy Additional features offered by "Music Flow
Bluetooth" app may not work depending on
distance the between this unit and Bluetooth
device and wireless conditions.
3
Operating
yy If you operate the other applications or
change the settings on your Bluetooth
device while using “Music Flow Bluetooth”
app, “Music Flow Bluetooth” app may operate
abnormally.
24 Operating
Sound adjustment
Setting the surround mode
This system has a number of pre-set surround sound
fields. You can select a desired sound mode by using
each sound mode button.
Sound effect
3
Description
Analyzes the property of input
ASC
sound and provides the sound
(Adaptive Sound
optimized for the content in
Control)
real time.
Operating
BASS BLAST
Reinforces the treble, bass and
surround sound effect.
CINEMA
You can enjoy more immersive
and cinematic surround sound.
,,Note
yy In some of sound effect mode, some speakers,
there’s no sound or low sound. It depends on
the mode of sound and the source of audio, it
is not defective.
yy You may need to reset the sound effect
mode, after switching the input, sometimes
even after the sound file changed.
Adjust the woofer level settings
You can adjust the sound level of woofer by pressing
WOOFER LEVEL o/p button.
,,Note
When the subwoofer level reaches maximum
or minimum, standby LED (Red) on the main
unit turns on for 2 seconds.
Night mode
This function is useful when you want to watch
movies at low volume late at night. Set Night mode
to On to reduce the sound intensity and improve
fineness and softness.
Press NIGHT ON/OFF button to turn on or off night
mode.
Troubleshooting 25
Troubleshooting
General
PROBLEM
CAUSE & CORRECTION
yy Turn off the power of this unit and the connected external device
(TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and turn them on again.
The unit does not
work properly.
yy Disconnect the power cord of this unit and the connected external device
(TV, Woofer, DVD-player, Amplifier, etc.) and then try connecting again.
yy Previous setting may not be saved when device power is shut off.
No Power
yy The power cord is unplugged.
Plug in the power cord.
yy Check whether electricity failed.
Check the condition by operating other electronic devices.
yy Incorrect input source is selected.
Check the input source and select the correct input source.
yy When you are using connection with an external device
(set top box, Bluetooth device etc.), adjust volume level of the device.
No woofer sound
yy The power cord of woofer is not connected.
Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely.
yy Pairing between the unit and woofer gets disconnected.
Connect the unit and woofer. (Refer to the page 11.)
yy The remote control is too far from the unit.
Operate the remote control within about 7 m.
The remote control
does not work
properly.
yy There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit.
Remove the obstacle.
The AUTO POWER
function does not
work.
yy Check connection of the external device such as TV, DVD/Blu-Ray player or
Bluetooth device.
LG Sound Sync does
not work.
The unit does
not connect with
Bluetooth device
yy The batteries in the remote control is exhausted.
Replace the batteries with new one.
yy Depending on the connected device, this function may not operate.
yy Check whether your LG TV supports LG Sound Sync.
yy Check connection of LG Sound Sync (Optical or wireless).
yy Check sound setting of your TV and this unit.
yy Turn off the Bluetooth connection lock function. (Refer to the page 21.)
4
Troubleshooting
No sound
yy The mute function is activated.
Press
(Mute) or adjust the volume level to cancel the mute function.
26 Troubleshooting
PROBLEM
CAUSE & CORRECTION
Check the details below and adjust the unit according to them.
When you feel the
output sound of the
unit is low.
yy Change Audio DRC setting on connected device setup menu to [OFF] state.
yy With the sound bar connected with TV, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT setting on
TV Setup Menu from [PCM] to [AUTO] or [BITSTREAM].
yy With the sound bar connected with Player, change the AUDIO DIGITAL OUT
setting on Player Setup Menu from [PCM] to [PRIMARY PASS-THROUGH] or
[BITSTREAM].
yy Make sure Night Mode is not On. Turn [OFF] Night Mode.
NOTES to use wireless
PROBLEM
4
This device may have
wireless interference.
CAUSE & CORRECTION
yy Wireless may not operate normally in weak signal area.
yy Please install the device close enough to wireless subwoofer.
yy Do not install the device on metal furniture for optimum performance.
Troubleshooting
yy When any part of your body contact the transceiver of the Bluetooth device or
sound bar.
yy When there is an obstacle or wall or the device is installed in a secluded spot.
Bluetooth device may yy When there is a device(a wireless LAN, a medical equipment or a microwave) using
same frequency, make the distance between the products as far away as possible
malfunction or make
each other.
noise in the following
cases.
yy When to connecting the device to the Bluetooth device, make the distance
between the products as close as possible each other.
yy When the device gets too far from the Bluetooth device, the connection is
disconnected and also malfunction may occur.
Troubleshooting 27
NOTES to release Demo mode
PROBLEM
CAUSE & CORRECTION
Can not change input source with F button such as
BT (Bluetooth) etc. and All the function LEDs are
turned on.
yy Unplug the power cord and plug it in again. If that
doesn’t work, press and hold F button (About 15
seconds) on the main unit until the function LED
indicates current selected function.
Remote Control does not work. (No response)
4
Troubleshooting
28 Appendix
Trademarks and licenses
All other trademarks are trademarks of their
respective owners.
The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by
the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks
by LG Electronics is under license.
Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby, Dolby Audio, and the double-D
symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
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For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com.
Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing
Limited. DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol
together are registered trademarks, and DTS
Digital Surround is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS,
Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Other trademarks and trade names are those of
their respective owners.
Appendix 29
Specifications
General
Power requirements
Refer to main label.
Power consumption
Refer to main label.
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 950 mm x 71 mm x 47 mm
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C
Operating humidity
5 % to 90 %
Bus Power Supply
5 V 0 500 mA
Available Digital Input Audio
Sampling Frequency
32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz
Available Digital Input Audio format
Dolby Audio, DTS Digital Surround, PCM
Inputs
OPTICAL IN (Digital audio in)
3 V (p-p), Optical jack x 1
PORT. IN (Portable in)
0.32 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack) x 1
Amplifier (RMS Output power)
300 W RMS
Front
50 W RMS x 2 (4 Ω at 1 kHz, 10% THD)
Subwoofer
200 W RMS (3 Ω at 80 Hz, 10% THD)
Wireless subwoofer
Power requirements
Refer to main label on the subwoofer.
Power consumption
Refer to main label on the subwoofer.
Type
1 Way 1 Speaker
Impedance
3Ω
Rated Input Power
200 W RMS
Max. Input Power
400 W RMS
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 171 mm x 320 mm x 252mm
yy Designs and specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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Total
30 Appendix
Maintenance
Handling the unit
When shipping the unit
Please save the original shipping carton and packing
materials. If you need to ship the unit, for maximum
protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally
packed at the factory.
Keeping the exterior surfaces clean
yy Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide spray
near the unit.
yy Wiping with strong pressure may damage the
surface.
yy Do not leave rubber or plastic products in contact
with the unit for a long period of time.
Cleaning the unit
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To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth. If the
surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use
strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or thinner,
as these might damage the surface of the unit.
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